Saturday, September 30, 2017

Freshening up the Old Style

Using layered square punches with alphabet stamps goes waaaaaay back, and these two punches are among my oldest. But as it's a look that goes so well with my style, I decided to freshen it up with a new shape to the card, a timeless font, and a fun letter substitution for the O.

Card Size 6.25" x 3.5"

Combining a scallop square with a straight-line square also adds a fresh twist.

My first order of dies came this week, and I'm having so much fun playing with them. But my old stand-by punches aren't going anywhere. This card is proof that they still work beautifully!

Mercy, grace, peace, and love,

stamps: Hero Arts alphabet, Papertrey Winterberry ornament
ink: Hero Arts red royal, green
paper: Papertrey white, StampinUp real red
accessories: rhinestone, scallop square punch, square punch


  1. I like having the scallop edge on the inside square for a change. I've kept all my punches too - faster to use than the dies.

  2. That is a great card!! Red, white, squares, ruffled squares and an ornament. BINGO!
    Lu C

  3. I adore the card. I forgot about this style. I also kept my punches. I have to say I love both my dies and punches.

  4. Sweet card! Nice use of your punches, Susan.

  5. HOLD THE PHONE?! You have DIES??? What gives? ;)

    1. My friend Eva gave me her Cuttlebug since she uses her big shot exclusively now. So yes, I have dies, LOL!!!!


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